Archive for July, 2011

The Teeny Tiny World And The Enormous Artistry Of Charles Bingham

Alex Watson – Woody Boater’s roving reporter from Northern Michigan has prepared this remarkable story about a unique and talented artist named Charles Bingham. Charles describes his artwork this way…
“I cut small pieces of different exotic woods by hand

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Clayton Count Down Starts Today – Is Your Varnish All Sparkly?

It’s that time of year…again.. It’s 100 in the shade here in Virginia and much much cooler up North. I hope. It’s just 10 days-ish away.. give or take a day or two.. August 6-8… Just think, in 10 days

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The Best Way To Beat The Heat This Weekend – Load Up The Boat And Head For The Lake

As temperatures continue to sizzle throughout much of the country this week, our advice to fellow Woody Boaters is to phone the boss on Monday and tell him you will be out of the office all week. Then load up

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The 19th Annual Portland Antique & Classic Boat Show – This Weekend In The City Of Roses

This weekend the Columbia Willamette Chapter ACBS is presenting the 19th Annual Portland Antique & Classic Boat Show from the Jantzen Bay Marina in Portland, Oregon – Known as the City of Roses. Portland is a wonderful city, situated approximately…

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Ventnor Vagabond On eBay, It’s Fiberglass, It’s Wood, It’s New, It’s Old.. What ever it is, it’s cool!

Lets start by saying that Ventnors are very cool boats. And the old ones, are way cool.. But.. Set aside your old wood mindset for a second. They are painted wood.. So its not like you are showing off a

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Woody Boater Dashboard Cookies!

So I am out all day for a meeting.. and while I am out, the boatress decides that it would be a fun diversion to bake some cookies…on the dashboard of the Woodybotermobile! Yup! It was so hot here ya…

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Miss Supertest 50th Anniversary Celebration August 6-7-8, 2011 – In Picton, Ontario

The folks up in Canada take their vintage hydroplane history very seriously.  A few weeks ago Woody Boater ran a story about the historic Greavette hydroplane named “Miss Canada IV”.  In early July the unique 1949 33′ two-step design by…

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Antique Boat Center Launches New Water-Ready Certified Program!

Antique Boat Center… on a quest to be the #1 place to go for all your Classic Boat needs, has raised the bar for buyers and sellers offering a Water – Ready Certified Program with a 1 year warranty!

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Brand New For Winter – Express* Red Long Sleeve T Shirts!

We are very excited to offer our fellow Woody boaters a nice 2014 Winter collection Long sleeve t-shirt. This way you can keep...

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Rememebr that little fiberglass Sea Skiff we featured on ebay a while back! There she is at the International Show! new owner and big ACBS President Brian Gagnon knows how to have some fun!

If There Is A Woody Lake In Heaven, This Is It!

What could be better than stunning weather, with a group of pals that all want to do one thing! Go boating. Here is a...

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Our pal and fellow Woody Boater Charles Mistele at the helm of Miss America IX.. Now that is a hat!

Breaking News – Hagerty Names 2014 Hall Of Fame Inductees!

We interrupt part two of the Pacific Northwest ACBS Story for some humbling news. To Quote the news from the Hagerty website, “The Hagerty...

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M-Fine’s M-ighty Fine Penn Yan!

We talked about a bit in previous stories, but today its all about the M -fine Penn Yan. Officially a 1976 Bicentennial Penn...

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Tommy Mertaugh Memorial Scholarship Fund At The Great Lakes Boat Building School.

Late yesterday we received this note from The Great Lakes Boat Building School and E. James Mertaugh family regarding a new scholarship in the...

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